Springfield, MO- Livestock Marketing Center: Feeder Cattle Auction Report for 11/13/13

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Receipts:  2815    Last Week:  1794    Year Ago:  1750

   Compared to last week, steer calves unevenly steady to 4.00 lower, heifer
calves and yearlings 2.00 to 4.00 lower.  Not a good test of Holsteins last
week, the last good test was at the Holstein Special three weeks ago, compared
to then, Holsteins mostly steady.  Demand moderate to good, supply heavy.  The
bulk of the receipts was un-weaned calves with a good offering of Holsteins.
Price spreads were wide on steer calves as Buyers were more aware of quality
and condition.  The feeder supply included 36 percent steers, 30 percent
Holsteins, 27 percent heifers, 08 percent bulls, with 38 percent over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  400-500 lbs 178.50-200.00; 500-550 lbs
165.00-192.50, 550-600 lbs 164.00-182.00, pkg 593 lbs fleshy 160.00, pkg 587 lbs
weaned 180.00; 600-700 lbs calves mostly 155.00-164.50, couple packages 601 and
606 lbs 176.00-179.50, 630-700 lbs yearlings 158.00-168.50; 700-800 lbs 160.50-
164.00, 700-715 lbs calves 152.00-157.00; lot 860 lbs 158.50.  Medium and Large
1-2 pkg 280 lbs thin 221.00; lot 357 lbs 206.00; 400-500 lbs 170.00-203.00; 500
-600 lbs 150.00-166.00; 600-700 lbs 156.50-160.50, calves 146.00-155.00; 700-800
lbs 145.00-159.00; 800-900 lbs 140.00-153.00.  Medium and Large 2  450-500 lbs
few 155.00-159.00; pkg 713 lbs 145.00.  Large 1 pkg 596 lbs 145.50.  Medium 2-3
pkg 497 lbs 140.00.  Medium 3 550-575 lbs 130.00-140.00.  Medium 3-4 lot 288 lbs
95.00; pkg 306 lbs 90.00; 500-600 lbs 85.00-95.00; 635-670 lbs 89.00-94.00; pkg
774 lbs 100.00.  Small 4 Jersey’s pkg 381 lbs 75.00; pkg 487 lbs 81.50; 500-600
lbs 70.00-82.00; pkg 638 lbs 70.50; pkg 741 lbs 80.50.

   Holsteins: Large 3  100-155 lbs 120.00-132.00; 280-290 lbs 123.00-129.00; 300
-400 lbs 118.00-126.00; 400-500 lbs 115.00-130.00; 500-600 lbs 115.00-125.00;
600-700 lbs 114.75-121.00; 725-740 lbs 113.50-118.75; 800-900 lbs 105.00-115.60;
970-985 lbs 96.00-100.00.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1 pkg 397 lbs 169.00; 400-500 lbs 157.00-
167.00; 500-550 lbs 148.00-163.50, pkg 534 lbs replacements 166.00, 550-600 lbs
144.00-152.00, lot 584 lbs replacements 158.00; 600-700 lbs few 140.00-151.00,
calves 138.50-154.50; 700-775 lbs 135.00-142.50.  Medium and Large 1-2 lot 187
lbs thin 200.00, pkg 241 lbs thin 194.00; pkg 324 lbs 168.00, pkg 333 lbs thin
191.00; 425-500 lbs 144.50-161.00; 500-600 lbs 137.00-151.00; 600-700 lbs few
140.00-145.00, calves 135.00-151.00; pkg 765 lbs 145.00.  Medium and Large 2  
400-500 lbs 144.00-154.00; pkg 663 lbs 135.00.  Large 1  485-500 lbs 152.00-
154.00; pkg 723 lbs 130.00.  Large 1-2 pkg 576 lbs 136.50.  Medium 2 pkg 401 lbs
135.00; pkg 758 lbs 120.00.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1 pkg 369 lbs 198.00; 440-500 lbs 167.00-
173.00; 500-600 lbs 140.00-166.00; 600-700 lbs calves 137.00-145.00.  Medium and
Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 155.00-166.00; 500-600 lbs 140.00-157.00; 600-640 lbs 
calves 133.50-150.00.  Large 3 lot 794 lbs Holsteins 95.50.

Source: MO Dept of Ag/USDA Market News Service, Jefferson City, MO
        Rick Huffman, Market Reporter, 573-751-5618
        24 Hour Market Report 573-522-9244
        www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS136.txt

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